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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Three against Ford: In 1974, Gerald R. Ford was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Vice President by a vote of 97-3.  The three senators who voted against the confirmation were Democrats Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, Thomas…"
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"August 31, 1935 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Neutrality Act, banning the shipment of war materials, and barring U.S. citizens from traveling on belligerent vessels."
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"Benjamin Harrison Signs Legislation: In 1889, Benjamin Harrison signed 531 bills into law."
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"August 29, 1961 – The Twenty-Third amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, allowing District of Columbia residents to choose Electors for President and Vice President."
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"Benjamin Harrison’s New Girl:  After leaving office, President Benjamin Harrison, a widower, got re-married to Mary Scott Lord Dimmick, who was the niece of Harrison’s first wife and 25 years Harrison’s junior.…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"August 28, 1963 – Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his I Have a Dream speech in front of the Lincoln memorial at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  "
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"Electrophobia: Benjamin Harrison was the first President to have electricity installed in the White House. But fearing his own electrocution, he was unwilling to touch any of the White House light switches."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"August 27,  1928 – Representatives from 15 nations, including the U.S. sign the Kellogg-Briand treaty “providing for the renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy."  The U.S. Senate later ratifies the pact."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"First Billion-Dollar Congress: During Benjamin Harrison’s Administration (1889-1893), spending at the federal level surpassed $1 Billion for the first time."
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"August 26, 1968 – The tumultuous Democratic National Convention opens in Chicago, Illinois."
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"Montana’s Maverick Trailblazer: The first woman elected to the U.S. Congress was Republican Jeannette Rankin.  She served as the at-large representative for Montana in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1917-1919. …"
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"TR Unplugged: Theodore Roosevelt once called President Benjamin Harrison:  “ . . . a cold-blooded, narrow-minded, prejudiced, obstinate, timid old psalm-singing Indianapolis politician.""
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"August 22, 1984 – The Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas nominates President Ronald Reagan for a second term as President."
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"Harrison’s Head: After a long day of campaigning, successful 1888 Republican Presidential nominee Benjamin Harrison would have a family member massage his head."
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